Updated: Nov 22
Well we have been on this this amazing journey discovering great Canadian talent.
Today that takes us to Cupar Saskatchewan ( Population just over 600 ) , 75 km north east of the city of Regina . Founded in 1905 and receiving it's name by Canadian Pacific Railroad and has the provinces best farmland. If you mention the name JJ Voss with close to two decades of music ,it is no surprise that most music lovers not only in Voss's hometown but Saskatchewan knows his name. Growing up on the small family farm , that has hit it's 100 year milestone . His music bug hit around 8 with his dads old flat top. He released his debut EP ‘Hillbilly Storybook’ ( https://youtu.be/-dYgoc0dR ) in 2009 earning him a WMCA Producer of the Year nomination putting him on the map as an up and comer in the Canadian music scene . In 2012 Voss followed up with ‘Show ‘em Who’s Voss’ landing him a SCMA Roots Album of the Year award and chart action for 5 singles on Canadian Country radio. It’s a Pride Thing’ peaking at #62 on the Billboard Country Top 100 https://youtu.be/Hy1I365aM7g and ‘Playing For Keeps’ at #51.https://youtu.be/fF-4wQc4rPI The album also received international airplay leading Voss to tour twice overseas; playing shows in Germany, Ireland, France and the Netherlands, Colombia and Mexico in 2015 and 2016.The pandemic forced cancellation of over 45 tour dates in 2020 but in spite of the situation he pivoted and took to on-line streaming performances to promote the ,Come Along With Me’ record. JJ performed 20+ online concerts, 80+ Live concerts (both solo and with his band) in between lock down periods created by Covid 19 in2020,2021 and 2022. With influencers like Steve Earle Charlie Major Tom Petty and Springsteen you can bet that is music has just a little hint of each one of them. With 8 SCMA awards; Male Artist of the Year (2022), ‘TV/Radio/Livestream Show of the Year’ (2022), ‘Male Artist of the Year’ (2021),‘Roots Album of the Year ‘(2021) 'Roots Artist of the Year' (2020), 'Video of the Year' Some People' (2020) https://youtu.be/i-nVgtfohPU Voss has seen top 10 Media base chart success with 3 singles; “Some People”, “Come Along With Me” and “The Kind of Man. With his latest release "Letter to Dad "https://youtu.be/EellndZy6Zg out now on all major platforms i'm sure you will not be disappointed firstname.lastname@example.org you can find his music and merch which now I'm going to have to buy one of them t shirts https://www.jjvoss.com/ .